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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Offices of Research and Development, National Technical Information Service [distributor] in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- Mathematical models.,
  • Air quality -- Standards.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Federal Highway Administration. Offices of Research and Development., University of Virginia.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 116 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15263344M

      The study estimated the current impact of near-roadway pollution and of likely future exposure under proposed urban redevelopment plans for Southern California in response to landmark California.


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Offices of Research and Development.; University of Virginia.;]. Packed with numerous new examples Fundamentals of Air Pollution, Fifth Edition provides a multidisciplinary approach to the various aspects of air pollution design and control.

Updated to reflect the numerous changes in the regulations, new threats and new technologies to combat these threats, the 5th edition of this classic book features new sections on carbon Cited by: Urban Transportation and Air Pollution synthesizes state-of-the-art methods on estimating near-road concentrations of roadway emissions.

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The fifth edition maintains a strong interdisciplinary approach to the study of air pollution, covering such topics as chemistry, physics, meteorology, engineering, toxicology, policy, and regulation.

New material includes near-road air pollution, new risk assessment approaches, indoor air quality, Reviews: 1. Near Roadway Air Pollution and Health: Frequent Questions With more than 45 million people in the United States living, working, or attending school within feet of a major road, airport or railroad there is growing concern about the health impacts of roadway traffic.

In near-road field studies, air pollution impact from major roadways is commonly detected at distances of several hundred meters, although under unique meteorological conditions the spatial extent of near-road air pollution can be up to several kilometers (Hu et al., ).

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Approximately 36 million people in the U.S. live within feet of a four-lane highway, railroad, or airport. 1 Emerging evidence suggests that near-roadway air pollution (NRP) exposure causes childhood asthma.

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